Sermons by Rev. Tyler Dirks

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Senior Pastor

“Assurance of Things Hoped For”

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Sermon Text: Luke 1:39-45 Sermon Outline: I. Hope Makes Haste II. Hope’s Herald is Tiny III. Hope Holds God’s Blessing   Reflection Questions: How have you recently made haste to tell people about the assurance of things hoped for? Has Jesus done anything relevant in your life that you are bursting to tell others about? How […]

Appetite for Christ

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Sermon Text: Luke 1:5-25 Outline: Reality of Reproach Ready to Receive Reflection Questions: How, or when, have you felt the reality/weight of reproach (or the stressful threat of disapproval) in your life? What’s your coping strategy for dealing with reproach? What experiences have dramatically contributed to your hunger and yearning for the imputed perfection, crucifixion, […]

Carriers

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Sermon Text: Titus 3:12-15 Outline: Get Give Grace Reflection Questions: How do you personally GET the truth, goodness, and beauty of Jesus of Nazareth? Not an academic accumulation and expertise about the love of God, but how do you actually experience the scandalous love of God (inerrantly and supernaturally revealed in Scripture)? Who do you […]

Every Station Tells The Story

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Sermon Text: Titus 2:1-10 Outline: Stability Stories Seen Reflection Questions: Who is your favorite Star Wars character? Would you actually submit to the leadership of a small, shriveled, silly sounding leader like Yoda? The Bible says to trust and obey everything Jesus says, and lean not on your own understanding. How are you doing? Will […]

In Every Town

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Sermon Text: Titus 1:5-9 Outline: Where? What? Why? Reflection Questions: Who is the worst? Could they be your pastor one day? The preacher said, “The best thing about you is your appetite for Jesus.” Do you agree? Why or why not? The preacher said, “The most mature thing about any leader is their desperate dependence […]

Who Are We & What Are We About?

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Sermon Text: Titus 1:1-4 Outline: Servant Striving For Sons Reflection Questions: What do you do? What are you passionate about? Why? Do you feel secure and content with your status? Why or why not? How is your faith (see Hebrews 11 for specifics) growing these days? What is godliness? What is truth that accords with […]

The Word In Action

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Sermon Text: 2 Timothy 3:10-17 Outline: Discipleship Is Dangerous [Perilous] Let the Word Have Its Way [Power] Reflection Questions: When have you actually experienced the Word of God in action (not just an academic encounter with the Word, but experiencing the active and living reality of the Word)? When & how have you experienced the […]

Patiently Enduring Evil

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Sermon Text: 2 Timothy 3:1-9 Outline: Understand Avoid Take Heart Reflection Questions: When (and how) do you DEMAND that things happen in accordance with your expectations and preferences? Where do you regularly discover that your expectations are unhelpful? What portions of the Bible do you find particularly perplexing (especially as it relates to God’s method […]